By Eric Palazzo,Madeleine M. Beaumont
The background of liturgy and liturgical books is of curiosity not just for theologians and liturgists but additionally for historians, artwork historians, archaeologists, anthropologists, and researchers in spiritual sciences. This paintings meets the interdisciplinary desire for a heritage and a typology of liturgical books.
A heritage of Liturgical Books from the start to the 13th Century is an advent to Western liturgical assets and a synthesis in their heritage for greater than a millennium. It offers a historiographic precis, examines the connection among medieval heritage and liturgy, indicates new equipment of study, and underscores the fruitfulness of an interdisciplinary approach.
Focusing at the heritage of liturgical books, instead of the background of liturgy, A heritage of Liturgical Books from the start to the 13th Century devotes a close bankruptcy to every kind of ebook meant for a selected party - Mass, workplace, rites - and a particular presider - pope, bishop, deacon, monastic, and so on. The an important transition from oral perform to using the written rfile is mentioned in each case, as is the representation of liturgical books.
Chapters are historical past of the examine on Liturgical Books," "The Books of the Mass," "The place of work Books," and "The Books of Sacraments and Rites."
Eric Palazzo, Ph.D., is head of analysis at Institut de Recherche et d'Histoire des Textes and a lecturer on the Institut superieur de Liturgie of the Institut catholique of Paris, in control of the introductory path in liturgical sources.
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